Tag Archives: Biodiversity

Daily News 13 / 06 / 2017

College of Commissioners due to discuss more robust supervision of central counterparties (CCPs)

The College of Commissioners will meet today in Strasbourg to discuss a proposal to amend the so-called European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). …

Vital Marine Habitats Being Destroyed by Illegal Fishing Practices, Harmful Subsidies, Speakers Warn at United Nations Ocean Conference

Speakers in the United Nations Ocean Conference today tackled ways to combat illegal fishing practices that were destroying vital marine habitats, as well as eliminate the $35 billion in harmful subsidies that had led to …

Speakers Underline Urgency of Expanding Protected Coastal Areas, Tackling Sea Acidification, as United Nations Ocean Conference Continues

Speakers emphasized the urgency of expanding protected coastal and marine areas — one of the targets of Goal 14 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — as well as tackling the problem of ocean …

United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14

Note: Complete coverage of today’s meetings of the Ocean Conference will be available after their conclusion.

Partnership Dialogue I

In the morning, the Ocean Conference held a partnership dialogue on the topic “Managing, protecting, conserving …

Written question – Decline in swallow populations – E-003378/2017

Since 1989, there has been a steady decline in the number of swallows migrating from Africa to nest in France. There are two types of swallow: the barn swallow and the common house martin.

Since …

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